Help Rotary Club can hunger

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
Building with canned food

Help the Penn Yan Rotary Club Can Hunger by joining in a friendly competition. The goal is to stgock the Food for the Needy shelves with non-perishable food items (canned or boxed food) in March. The goal is to collect 3,500 non-perishable items.

To help, organize a team to collect food items and use those items to build a structure at your business, school or club — anywhere it will be seen by the public. Register your team with a $10 entry fee by Feb. 9 and build your structure by March 16. Winners in several prize categories will be recognized, including a People’s Choice award.

Each team is responsible for dismantling their structure and packaging the food in boxes. Arrangements will be made to transport the food items to the food pantry.

Search online for examples of can building ideas. Some designs can be very complicated, especially those found at

For complete rules and other information, or if you need a place to build your structure or if you need more information, contact Sandi Perl at 315-719-7827 ( or Tom May at 315-536-3331 (